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  1. gopher, pocket gopher, pouched rat(noun)

    burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America


  1. pocket gopher(Noun)

    A burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae, the "true" gophers.


  1. Pocket gopher

    The pocket gophers are burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae. These are the "true" gophers, though several ground squirrels of the family Sciuridae are often called gophers as well. The name "pocket gopher" on its own may be used to refer to any of a number of genera within the family.

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